She will chair the Board of Directors and will continue to provide leadership to the diversity and inclusion initiative.
The tax break, created under the tax law President Donald Trump signed last year, could be a game changer for towns in rural areas such as Montrose. November 16, Provisional ballots are a proven fail-safe for voters across the country, but their role in the political dramas playing out this week illustrates how the little-understood tool can fall prey to political manipulation.
November 15, Reported in 39 states and Washington, D. November 13, Two Navajo men, Willie Grayeyes and Kenneth Maryboy, won their county commission seats, giving Native Americans a advantage on the local governing body for the first time in San Juan County.
Will It Work in More States? The ranked-choice voting process is different than normal elections. Voters rank candidates from first to last. A candidate who earns more than half the vote wins.
If no one passes the threshold, an instant runoff kicks in and the candidate with the least number of votes is eliminated. November 2, 'Living With Water': Cities Facing Climate Change Trade Sea Walls for Parks As climate change forces cities to grapple with rising sea levels and increasingly powerful storms, coastal cities must prepare for a heightened likelihood of flooding, whether tidal flooding from rising sea levels or a hurricane that could dump inches of rain in a short period of time.
October 23, As More U. Women Die From Childbirth, One State Reversed the Trend California has made a difference in part by focusing narrowly on problems that arise during labor and delivery, using data collection to quickly identify deficiencies such as failing to have the right supplies on hand or performing unnecessary C-sections and training nurses and doctors to overcome them.
October 22, Poll workers can be the difference between a smooth election and long lines, mass confusion and miscounted ballots.
But poll workers are older, less prepared and becoming scarcer. October 8, A new five-state project funded by the federal government aims to improve vaccination rates among low-income children and pregnant women, using statewide registries intended to track the immunization histories of all residents.
October 3, In May, the Dallas City Council unanimously passed a new comprehensive housing policy, a first for the city. The goal is to build 20, new homes — but only in select, pre-approved neighborhoods deemed ripe for revitalization.
September 27, They are beginning to fight back, running for local, state and national offices, and suing jurisdictions that try to curb their political participation. They could even have a significant impact on some key midterm elections.
September 25, Hepatitis C kills far more Americans than any other infectious disease. September 24, In the last three years, a dozen states have banned localities from passing paid leave requirements, more than doubling to 22 the states that now outlaw such local ordinances.
September 20, Communities across the country are facing similar challenges as more people visit public lands, outdoor recreation becomes more important to rural growth, and federal land managers struggle with tight budgets.
September 12, State laws boosting wind and solar power have seen remarkable success over the past two decades. September 5, This year alone, 10 counties with large black populations in Georgia closed polling spots after a white elections consultant recommended they do so to save money.
August 23, The U. Department of Housing and Urban Development is proceeding with its plans to amend stringent Obama-era rules requiring cities to come up with a blueprint for eradicating segregation in their communities.
August 21, Many large companies have employed 'chief privacy officers' for years, but they were rare in state government. August 17, Craig Bessent used to be a bull rider. August 16, New numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show drug overdose deaths continued to climb inin nearly all states.
August 16, Two decades ago, Frederick Veazey was drawn to this suburban idyll by the usual things: But in choosing where to raise his sons and daughter, the successful insurance broker also wanted something else. On a recent summer day, a handful of men wearing pink respirators bend over woodworking machines in the back of the room.
August 8, Wearing goggles and a bright green vest, Brenda Burke approached the 3-foot-tall flame in a crouched position, holding a fire extinguisher at the ready. August 6, Something familiar happened in America in February:The Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre is proud to announce that this year four of our practicum teams have been selected to compete in The Ivey Business Plan Competition on January 25 th and 26 th in London, Ontario.
While Conrad has been represented by practicum teams at the Ivey competition for several years, this year we’re sending more teams than ever before!
A team composed of OCAD University Strategic Foresight and Innovation (SFI) students Ryan Church and Nihal Ahmed, and Schulich School of Business, Health Industry Management Program students Jason Lin, Dr.
Justin Chopra and Srivatsan Vijayakumar, made it to the shortlist in the IBK Capital Ivey Business Plan Competition in January.
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